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Building & Zoning Department

Liz Flores, Building Department Administrator
13051 Greenwood Avenue
Blue Island, IL 60406

Phone: 708-597-8606
Fax: 708-396-2686
building@cityofblueisland.org

Hours: Monday- Friday, 7:30 am – 4:00 pm

Building & Zoning Department offers services for:

Codes that City of Blue Island follows (as amended):

  • Building – 2012 IBC
  • Residential – 2012 IRC
  • Existing Buildings – 2012 IEBC
  • Energy – 2015 IECC
  • Property Maintenance – 2012 IPMC
  • Mechanical – 2012 IMC
  • Electrical – 2005 NEC
  • Plumbing – Illinois Plumbing Code (current)
  • Accessibility – 1997 State of Illinois
  • Fire Protection – 2012 NFPA 1
  • Blue Island Zoning Code
  • Uptown Transit-Oriented Development (UTOD) Code
  • Historic Preservation Certificate of Appropriateness standards

Online Codes
ICC publicACCESS I-Codes
Building Code Adoption and Amendments – COBI Ordinance

NFPA 1 Free Online Access (Select 2012 Edition; Requires free NFPA profile)
NFPA 101 Free Online Access (Select 2012 Edition; Requires free NFPA profile)

Blue Island Code of Ordinances
Building Department Fee Schedule

Attn:  Homeowners, Brokers, Landlords

City of Blue Island Ord. No. 09-048 requires that houses, condos and apartments be inspected prior to occupancy. Call 708-597-8606 for information or appointment.  See our Property Inspections page to review the required forms.